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I hope you are adjusting to the cool temperatures and staying warm. I have been busy this interim working on legislation for the upcoming session, firsthand look at the very top...

June 2, 2019

The Legislature adjourned the 2018 session just after 10 p.m. Thursday. This felt like a whirlwind session with meeting constituents, sponsoring and voting on bills, and working within leadership.  We started...

March 15, 2018

I had forgotten how quickly time passes in a short 60-day session when we are busy in committees, shepherding bills and involved in floor debates to move legislation forward before critical...

Feb. 23, 2018

Rep. Joyce McDonald, R-Puyallup, talks about returning to the House of Representatives after an eight-year absence and becoming assistant floor leader for the House Republican Caucus. McDonald talks about past bills...

Feb. 12, 2018

Rep. Joyce McDonald, R-Puyallup, has been selected to serve as assistant floor leader for the 2018 legislative session.

Jan. 11, 2018

Rep. Joyce McDonald, R-Puyallup, has been appointed to serve as ranking member of the House State Government Committee. The House State Government Committee sees a broad array of bills and legislation...

Sept. 29, 2017

Rep. Joyce McDonald, R-Puyallup, gives a legislative update on the status of budget negotiations and the recent events at The Evergreen State College.

June 9, 2017

Rep.  Joyce McDonald, R-Puyallup, discusses her priorities for the 105-day session, celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, and her committee appointments.

Jan. 24, 2017

Rep. Joyce McDonald, R-Puyallup, was officially sworn in today as the newest representative from the 25th Legislative District.

Jan. 10, 2017